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RSXFMT -- RSX Format File Conversion
Noise-Words (in parentheses) do not
appear in the dialogue on the TOPS-10
version of RSXFMT.
[NO] ADDRESS (WORDS EXIST IN IMAGE FILES)
When converting to IMAGE-BINARY files, the
first two bytes of each record are ignored.
When converting from IMAGE-BINARY, two bytes
of address are inserted at the beginning of
CONVERT (FILE) <input-file-spec> (OUTPUT AS)
Converts the specified input file group to
the output file group, in the mode determined
by the MODE command or the input file.
Default output file spec is same as input
file spec, next highest generation.
CRLF (IN ASCII FILES IS) [DEFAULT, IMBEDDED, IMPLIED,
Selects whether <CR><LF> should be inserted,
removed, or converted to <CR><DC3> at the end
of formatted ASCII records. DEFAULT is
IMPLIED, except for .MAP and .DIR file types
which assume IMBEDDED, and .LST file types
which assume CARRIAGE-RETURN-SINGLE-SPACE.
EXIT (FROM RSXFMT)
Returns control to Exec Command Level.
[NO] IGNORE (FILE FORMAT ERRORS)
File format errors only produce warning
messages if set.
HELP (WITH RSXFMT)
Types this text.
INFORMATION (ABOUT) [ADDRESS, ALL, CRLF, IGNORE, MODE,
Displays the settings of the various status
commands. TEMPORARY files are not supported
in the TOPS-10 version of RSXFMT.
MODE (OF INPUT) <mode-type> (AND OUTPUT) <mode-type>
Selects input and output modes, where
<mode-type> is one of the following:
DEFAULT input mode is selected by the file
type and the first word of the current input
file. DEFAULT output mode is selected by a
mapping from the mode of the current input
RECORD-SIZE (FOR IMAGE FILES IS) <decimal number>
Selects the record-size for files being
converted from IMAGE-BINARY format. Default
is 256 bytes.
TAKE (COMMANDS FROM FILE) <command-file-spec> (LOGGING
OUTPUT ON) <log-file-spec>
Takes RSXFMT commands from specified file.
In the TOPS-10 version, the output to the
log-file is not supported.
[NO] TEMPORARY (OUTPUT FILES)
If specified, all output files (see CONVERT
command) are made as temporary files. This
is useful to retain the same name of a file
being converted to RSX format, yet keep the
old file after an EXPUNGE. This feature is
not supported in the TOPS-10 version of
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